Tallapoosa County Public Schools

All Schools
(11)
High Schools
(6)
Middle Schools
(6)
Elementary
(7)
Private Schools
(5)
There are 11 public schools in Tallapoosa County, Alabama, serving 5,403 students.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Alabama state average of 42%.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is more than the state average of 15:1.

Tallapoosa County Public Schools

  • School Location Students Grades
  • Alexander CityAlexander City Middle School
    359 State St
    Alexander CityAL35010
    (256)234-8660
    509 students | Gr. 5-12
  • Alexander City
    Benjamin Russell High School
    225 Heard Blvd
    Alexander CityAL35010
    (256)234-8611
    1008 students | Gr. 7-12
  • DadevilleCouncill Middle School
    254 Leach St
    DadevilleAL36853
    (256)825-2846
    342 students | Gr. 5-8
  • Dadeville
    Dadeville Elementary School
    670 East Columbus St
    DadevilleAL36853
    (256)825-6811
    630 students | Gr. KG-5
  • Dadeville
    Dadeville High School
    227 Weldon St
    DadevilleAL36853
    (256)825-7848
    472 students | Gr. 8-12
  • Camp HillEdward Bell High School
    251 Martin Luther King St
    Camp HillAL36850
    (256)896-2865

    n/a

     students | Gr. KG-12
  • New SiteHorseshoe Bend High School
    10684 Hwy 22 East
    New SiteAL36256
    (256)329-9110
    779 students | Gr. KG-12
  • Alexander CityJim Pearson Elementary School
    1240 Scott Rd
    Alexander CityAL35010
    (256)234-8625
    698 students | Gr. KG-2
  • Alexander City
    Nathaniel H Stephens Elementary School
    851 Laurel St
    Alexander CityAL35010
    (256)234-8631
    463 students | Gr. 3-4
  • DadevilleTallapoosa Co Alternative School
    Alternative School
    254a Leach St
    DadevilleAL36853
    (256)825-2848
    Alternative School
    10 students | Gr. 6-12
  • Alexander CityWilliam L Radney Elementary School
    140 Alison Dr
    Alexander CityAL35010
    (256)234-8636
    492 students | Gr. 5-6

County Statistics

About Tallapoosa County County Statistics (AL) State Statistics
Population (Approximate) 36,549 people 4,761,976 people
Age 25+ w/College Degree 17% 19%
Median Household Income $36,958 $38,688
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School-to-Prison Pipeline Persists Despite Local, State and National Efforts
Inadequate funding and resources for schools, harsh zero-tolerance discipline policies, police presence in public schools, and de facto segregation continue to create school environments in which poor and minority students have little chance of succeeding. The result is a continuation of the school-to-prison pipeline that has been commonplace in the American education system for decades, despite federal, state and local efforts to curb the problem.
Did You Know?
Tallapoosa County, AL public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.50, which is lower than the Alabama average of 0.55. The most diverse school district in Tallapoosa County is Alexander City School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Alabama or in the USA.